Join the RVA Ed Team

Current Open Positions:

Database Developer

Posted August 20, 2020


The Role in Brief:

RVA Ed is seeking experienced and driven database developers to join us as we build and manage the data infrastructure necessary to make education a more data-informed industry. These individuals will be critical contributors to a fast-growing, early-stage education technology business and will have the unique benefit of joining a supportive team of experienced professionals on the ground level.


Individuals will design, create and maintain complex data storage systems and will be responsible for all aspects of development, ETL functions, performance tuning and monitoring.



  • Leverage technical skills to develop and maintain highly secure data storage systems for our partners

  • Assist with software deployment and management of the technical infrastructure

  • Support ETL processes to load data to Azure SQL and Azure Data Lake utilizing standard Microsoft tools

  • Utilize SQL Data Tools to build ETL processes and solutions

  • Write and maintain optimized SQL queries for integration with other applications

  • Create SQL stored procedures and triggers for automation to increase efficiency

  • Perform database performance tuning and indexing to increase speed of data retrieval operations

  • Support and enhance business intelligence development efforts by translating business needs to technical specifications

  • Create technical documentation for databases to assist other team members and aid in onboarding new employees

  • Collaborate with the data and analytics team as well as the client service team in support of our partners

  • Uphold the highest standards for data quality and integrity


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information technology or related field or a database certification

  • Experience developing in the Microsoft Azure cloud computing platform

  • Minimum of three years of experience developing in Microsoft SQL Server 2012/Azure SQL

  • Proven SQL Server Performance tuning, query and index tuning capabilities

  • Extensive experience testing and troubleshooting to solve complex technical problems

  • Impressive interpersonal and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks appropriately


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with large databases and developing data warehouses

  • Experience designing and developing dimensional models

  • Excellent customer relationship skills


Bonus Points:

  • Microsoft developer certifications


Why RVA Ed?

At RVA Ed, we learn from and inspire one another every day. We roll up our sleeves together to tackle whatever it is that needs to get accomplished for our clients. We don’t get caught up in org charts, and we couldn’t care less about job titles. No task is too big or too small for anyone here.


While a shared passion for education has united us, it’s our sense of collaboration—both with our colleagues and our clients —that will propel us forward.


We are looking for equally passionate team members who not only think outside of the box but are willing to eliminate the box altogether. If this is you, you’ll fit right in.


Equal Opportunity:

RVA Ed is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and do not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.